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Our sector-specific legal knowledge spans all areas of law, including employment, estates and property and governance. We work collaboratively to help you manage policy changes to funding, student litigation, outsourcing and shared services, risk assessment and management, mergers, technology, distance learning and e-learning, as well as international licensing, partnership and franchising.
We help you to make smarter decisions and get the most out of the opportunities that you are presented with. We understand that you need us to provide decisive, prompt, practical, commercial and pragmatic advice. To be experts in how the law applies to your sector and help you identify and manage the challenges and opportunities that come with change.
Most importantly, our specialist education team have a proven excellence, as well a commitment to the sector, and will be your trusted advisers when all around you is changing.
Following the launch of the revised arbitration rules of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) (the DIAC Rules) during Dubai Arbitration Week in November 2017, their adoption by Ruler’s Decree is now (according to confidential sources) imminent and likely to coincide with the official adoption of the new United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Arbitration Law, which is to replace the UAE Arbitration Chapter, that is, the arbitration-specific provisions of the UAE Civil Procedures Code.
Legal business DWF welcomed 70 guests from Salford to the awards ceremony for 5 STAR Futures, an award-winning education and employability programme.
Anyone who has to deal with the County Court Bailiff system recognises its serious shortcomings, it is underfunded and it could also be said that it is under resourced. July saw a report published by Lord Justice Briggs around the Civil Courts Justice Review. Albeit no firm recommendations were reached when it came to enforcement.
Legal business DWF has officially launched its new Trailblazer Legal Apprenticeship programme in collaboration with BPP University with 16 apprentices joining the firm to start a two-year paralegal apprenticeship, which is one of the largest cohorts across the legal sector joining under the new scheme.
The Finance Bill 2016 reached its final form yesterday, 13 September 2016 with approval by the House of Commons. Masterminded by George Osborne before his dismissal this is the final legacy of six years of Osborne's power in number 11. The Tatton Wizard's last spell or his final Omnishambles?
DWF LLP has advised LDC and its management on the sale of catering company Waterfall Services Ltd to Elior Group.
The Public Sector team are experts in working with sector organisations to improve of the economic and social wellbeing of their communities, and deliver high quality and cost effective services.